Study Guide Test 2 Edpsy014 - Study Guide Test 2 Edpsy014...

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Study Guide Test 2 Edpsy014 Unit 3 1. Time on task – Allocated Time – Academic Tasks + Engagement Rate = Time on Task Allocated Time – The time giving for instruction and learning Academic Tasks – smaller than allocated time (AC) Engagement Rate – Amount of time a student is paying attention and learning Example – ~50 minute period (AT) ~Announcements, attendance = 5 minutes ~Things that keep teachers off tasks = 7 minutes ~38 minutes left in period ~If the teacher is good, student will pay attention to 70% of the 38 minutes that are left in the period ~26.6 minutes – a good teacher can keep instruction for 26.6 minutes of a 50 minute period 2. Procedures – Students need to have rules and procedures to the classroom Elementary education rules are different – primarily based on appropriate behaviors (elementary teacher – teach the rules) o Raise your hand when you want to speak - We don’t want the students get get out of control and distract other students - Rules are for fairness and equity in the classroom
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Ways to improve classroom management by use of rules o Take time to teach rules o Hold students accountable for following rules If you aren’t consistent with a rule, the rule doesn’t work Example. If you keep a dog off a couch but then let him on that’s not enforcing the rules As students get older, the rules change o Its not rules anymore, they are procedures. You want to teach the procedure on how to do something. o You want to have rules that will be effective RULE MAKING – keep it simple, stupid (KISS) 5-8 rules not to many, and make them general 3. Consequences – There have to be consequences to rules Example – Jim spends 10 minutes after class starting on the next paper assignment. Reinforcers are the best consequences - Receiving something that you like, makes you want to do more of that behavior because you want more of what you are receiving Different types of consequences Symbolic reinforcers – cheap, good reinforcers, examples bonus points, grades, fake money Recognition – certificates or recognition, or trophy or diploma, or award Preferred activities – as positive reinforcers PREMACK PRINCIPLE example behave well- get movie day Friday Material rewards – chocolate, pencils, psu hat, candy 4. Non verbal Cues –
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Attention getters that do not disturb the classroom Examples – Eye contact, gestures, physical proximity, or touching that a teacher uses to communicate without interruptiong verbal discourse. Example – Two students in the back of the classroom are talking, the teacher not saying a word walks to the back of the classroom while continuing the lecture, the two stop talking and the class was not interrupted 5. Assertive Discipline – Method of giving a clear, firm, unhostile response to student misbehavior Clarity – what is allowed and what is not allowed ~ expected behavior ~clarity about consequences ~needs to be fair for all students
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course EDPSY 014 taught by Professor Mangold,susanl during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Study Guide Test 2 Edpsy014 - Study Guide Test 2 Edpsy014...

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